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July 31, 2006
farmer's business spans nation
In the early hours of the morning, when most dairy farmers are heading into the
barn to milk cows, Timothy den Dulk is often in front of a computer,
electronically trading farm commodities.
den Dulk profile
Timothy den Dulk
fueling boom in factory farms
Nicolaas Tensen emigrated to the United States
four decades ago with a dream of owning a successful dairy farm.
farm animals, is confined unkind?
The increasingly common practice of raising thousands of pigs, cows, turkeys or
chickens inside huge barns raises a fundamental question: Are those living
conditions good for the animals?
CAFO effect on property values: There goes the neighborhood
Factory farms that house thousands of animals and produce millions of gallons
of manure can be devastating to surrounding property values, according to several
Anne Woiwode, State Director
109 E. Grand
River Avenue, Lansing,
517-484-2372 fax 517-484-3108
If the Green Revolution is a bloody pulp today, it is not
just because the environmental movement mugged itself. It is because the
corporate, political, and religious right ganged up on it in the back alleys of
Bill Moyers, before the Society of Environmental